The sketch book I made last year is more relevant now in this work. It is only simple imagery from my head, unlike life studies I continue with to keep my hand and eye involved in the world around. The […]
Nearly all unfired clay. So oxides (mainly copper or cobalt) not showing yet, although I am preferring the simplicity of white form, and will use only oxides to define the marks and potential words (names of pears and apples) for […]
Natural materials, and processes reveal a truth in the physical properties of the materials. Clay has a tendency to become functional and decorative in the purpose which I like but sometimes I prefer just the sculptural form. and there are so […]
Seeing some work together
Following the exhibition I agreed with Isabella Della Ragione (http://www.archeologiaarborea.org/en/) that I would make some work that she could use for her on-going displays. So I visited her orchard and house several times to draw and absorb, and it feels […]
July was an enjoyable opportunity to show some work at Arte. A lovely tall spacious Gallery that once belonged to the church works by exchange and community ideas. Now run by Daniella and her team of volunteers who are all […]
Free drawing mixed media warm up session made on Pottery course here, with Linda Styles. Drawings then cut to make book. Work fed the next clay making session.
We had a pottery workshop here with the leader Linda Styles. So wonderful to have her and her students and friends here again. So good to work with other people around me. Below is my breakthrough piece after struggling with […]
The theme has become “HOME”. It is about being a mother, the domesticity of life coming through the work, with the everyday work of cooking, cleaning, sewing, gardening, living by a wood on a hill, watching the bees. The most playful […]
Private view 18th June, Closes 30th June. ARTé
Impatient painting. This is unfinished. I need to find more time to paint.
sculptures; idea to make; looking at the elements, reflecting and selecting way forward in one way with key words to remind me when I get home; looking up to lace surface bowl; ladder leaf or feather up to central hole. […]
I was sent some photos of some portraits I did during my A levels in 1989. I enjoyed the finger painting the most. I was sweet 15!
Wax seems fitting after the harvest. A year of cooking, offering, preserving, etc. Small scale images. elemental. It has been a challenging year, but still the sun is shining and it’s December 17th.